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11.9.2: Check Your Understanding Questions

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    Check Your Understanding Questions

    1 .
    Why did the United States and Britain have much smaller armies than Germany, Austria-Hungary, France, and Russia?
    2 .
    Why did Germany come to believe it was encircled by hostile nations and needed to be ready to fight them?
    3 .
    What happened after the assassination of Franz Ferdinand?
    4 .
    In what ways did U.S. trade favor the Allies in the early days of the war, despite its intended neutrality?
    5 .
    What new types of weapons were available during World War I, and how did they affect the combat?
    6 .
    How were colonial troops used in the war?
    7 .
    What caused food shortages in Germany and Austria-Hungary during the war?
    8 .
    What new powers did the U.S. government assume during World War I?
    9 .
    How had Russia tried to cope with revolutionary activity in the early twentieth century?
    10 .
    What territory did Russia hand over to the Central powers under the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk in 1918? Why did Russia feel it was worth it to do this?

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